DeRidder, LA
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DeRidder, LA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in DeRidder is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in DeRidder is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, DeRidder is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Louisiana, DeRidder has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare DeRidder to other communities of similar population, then DeRidder crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how DeRidder does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how DeRidder does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in DeRidder.

For DeRidder, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in DeRidder than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1089, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that DeRidder's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes DeRidder a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in DeRidder is one in 36.

DeRidder Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

DeRidder Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

DeRidder 0.92
Louisiana 5.40

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,089

in DeRidder

1 in 185

in Louisiana


Population: 10,890
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.18 0.64


Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

DeRidder 28.01
Louisiana 33.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in DeRidder

1 in 30

in Louisiana

DeRidder Property CRIMES

Population: 10,890
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 58 246 1
Rate per 1,000 5.33 22.59 0.09

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

DeRidder Crimes Per Square Mile

DeRidder 34
Louisiana 34

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